Sacred Scripture

Book Resources: Part 1E: Dorothy Day


Dorothy Day

Film Focus Point: This is a segment of an episode of Christopher Closeup in which Dorothy Day is interviewed about her ministry. The interview was conducted in 1971 during the time of the Vietnam War.

Text Focus Point: Page 153

Discussion Questions

  1. Which of her words would you characterize as “prophetic”?

  2. How does prayer factor into her ministry to the poor? What is the place of the Eucharist in her ministry?

  3. What is the lasting effect of Day’s ministry?

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